Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz - 2002

medieval, Renaissance, Gothic and Baroque period sections and architectures displayed there. Slovakia seems a very poor country. Its “divorce” from the Czech Republic has not fared well at all. The Czechs are prospering under the new regime while the Slovaks are suffering real cash flow problems and have no way of renovating and refreshing their wonderful treasures from their past. There is ugly graffiti everywhere in the city, old and very creaky streetcars, squares in varying stages of disrepair.

John, our local guide, introduced us to the oldest parts of “old town” Bratislava and

REDUTA - HOME OF SLOVAK PHILHARMONIC

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